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Mount Pleasant, Texas Crime Statistics

This webpage contains crime figures for Mount Pleasant, Texas. You can examine the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime numbers over time, and see how Mount Pleasant compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records resources for Mount Pleasant, Texas, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 7,200 total crimes reported in Mount Pleasant, Texas (665 of them violent). Of the 720 crimes that occur a year in Mount Pleasant, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Mount Pleasant, Texas every 12 hours. This includes 7 murders, 16 rapes, and more than five thousand thefts (including 387 motor vehicle thefts).

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Mount Pleasant, Texas for all 10 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Mount Pleasant decreased by 43 percent. Over the same time frame, violent crime fell by 26 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden decrease in crime over the last 10 years in Mount Pleasant. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to five hundred for Mount Pleasant, Texas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Mount Pleasant, Texas (1999-2008)

Remember that these graphs show reported crime figures and some step offs in crime numbers may be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Mount Pleasant, Texas (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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